Students Plan Walkout Amid Labour Dispute

Students Plan Walkout Amid Labour Dispute

06. 2.2014
Public school students in B.C. are being encouraged to stage their own walkout on Wednesday, as a bitter contract dispute between teachers...
I'm Calling For A Parents' Strike. You In?

I'm Calling For A Parents' Strike. You In?

06. 1.2014
We, the citizens and taxpayers of B.C., are both the consumers of and investors in the education system. It's a bit like being the dealer...
Grief Counsellor's Letter To Christy Clark Goes Viral

Grief Counsellor's Letter To Christy Clark Goes Viral

05.31.2014
A B.C. school district psychologist said he's surprised that a letter he posted to Facebook about being docked pay for working overtime...
Parents Considering Own Pressure Tactics During Strike

Parents Considering Own Pressure Tactics During Strike

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  05.30.2014
RICHMOND, B.C. - Disruptive job action and hostile clashes between the government and British Columbia's unionized teachers are starting...
No Full Pay Without Full Work: Teachers' Employer

No Full Pay Without Full Work: Teachers' Employer

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  05.29.2014
VANCOUVER - The intensifying battle between British Columbia's public teachers and their employer moved to a provincial labour tribunal...
Why I'm Still A Teacher After 20 Years

Why I'm Still A Teacher After 20 Years

05.29.2014
I will continue to do my job because I believe in these children. I will do my best to speak a word of encouragement or direction to each...
What Happens After A Teachers' Strike, From A Student's Perspective

What Happens After A Teachers' Strike, From A Student's Perspective

05.29.2014
The end of the 2005 strike didn't stop some teachers from bringing their feelings into the classroom -- and into the curriculum. One teacher...
B.C. Addicts Allowed To Keep Using Prescription Heroin

B.C. Addicts Allowed To Keep Using Prescription Heroin

James Keller, The Canadian Press  05.29.2014
VANCOUVER - A group of addicts in Vancouver who were part of a clinical trial examining the use of prescription heroin have won a temporary...
Teachers Announce Second Week Of Strikes

Teachers Announce Second Week Of Strikes

Camille Bains, The Canadian Press  05.28.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia teachers will stage a second week of rotating strikes as their union's bitter dispute with the government...
Dismissed: A Parent's View Of The B.C. Teachers Strike

Dismissed: A Parent's View Of The B.C. Teachers Strike

05.28.2014
So today's word, boys and girls, is dismissed. Dismissed from the process, dismissed from the conversation, dismissed from the opportunity....
Ottawa Woos B.C. First Nations On Energy Projects

Ottawa Woos B.C. First Nations On Energy Projects

The Canadian Press  05.27.2014
PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - The federal government will set up a major projects management office in British Columbia to try to woo West Coast...
Closure of Vancouver AIDS Ward Celebrated

Closure of Vancouver AIDS Ward Celebrated

Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press  05.27.2014
VANCOUVER - A Vancouver hospital ward once so stigmatized it was only referred to by code name has been transformed from an AIDS-dedicated...
Please Don't LNG Us: An Open Letter To Christy Clark

Please Don't LNG Us: An Open Letter To Christy Clark

05.27.2014
You can still go on road trips. But instead of visiting China, why not visit those countries that are heavily investing in sustainable,...
Sides Must Bargain Hard To Resolve Teachers Dispute: Clark

Sides Must Bargain Hard To Resolve Teachers Dispute: Clark

Camille Bains, The Canadian Press  05.27.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's premier is hoping a Labour Relations Board meeting will jumpstart a resolution to the dispute that has families...